Custom & Culture

Home

Shopping

Checklist

Message Board 

Site Map

Contact Us 

 

Pre-wedding Customs

Proposal & Betrothal
Wedding Dress
Wedding Accessories
Dowry List
Grand Gifts List
Bridal Bed Settling
FAQ's for Bride & Groom
Wedding FAQ's for Guests

Wedding Day Customs

Hair-dressing Ritual
Door Game
Tea Ceremony
Wedding Food
Do's & Don'ts
Three Day Return Visit
Post-wedding Customs

Chinese Wedding Gift-Giving Etiquette

Many rituals and customs have been lost or amended over thousands of years of civilization. However, the reciprocal gift-giving etiquette is well preserved as a cultural icon... 

The newlyweds will visit the bride's parent's three days after the wedding.  They will bring certain gifts, and the bride's family is supposed to return part of the gifts, plus some gifts from them.

List of Gifts from Bride's Family on 3-day Visit:

1.

The head and tail plus feet and half of the roast pig brought by the groom. It indicates there is a beginning and  end.

2.

Liquor one bottle, any style of cake one box.

3.

Fruit and Sheng Cai, a vegetable that has the pronunciation of "lively".

4.

Bamboo stick to indicate raising up step after step.

5.

Green onion which pronounces as "Cong", the same pronunciation as "plentiful" financially.

6.

Baby chicken in lantern box.

- Shopping Home  - Wedding Invitations - Chinese Dresses - Wedding Gifts - Wedding Accessories

Home  | Shopping | Privacy Policy | Shipping Info | Return Policy | About Us

Copyright©® 2002-2003. ChinaBridal.com  All Rights Reserved.